H1 2021: Group 5

The years of 1976-82 were host to the 4th Generation Group 5 Series. The period rules dictated that the lines of a production car needed to be maintained above the wheel arches, mostly everything else was unrestricted. These turbocharged Monsters with 500+ HP under the hood and no traction control or fancy driving aids demanded every last bit of skill of those who dared tame them.

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Q1 2021: Slot.it Group-C

Return with us to the days of MTV and Nintendo and the sleek Group C and GTP Prototype race cars. Slot cars eligible for this series are limited to any of the Group C/IMSA GTPs from the Slot.it and tuning options are limited to gears, tires, and general car preparation.

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Q2 2021: NSR GT3

GT3 is an exciting IMSA-governed racing class that allows "production" cars to be raced on world-class international circuits. These cars have extraordinary power (500 to 600bhp) and handling in stock form, thus IMSA limits modifications to the engine and suspension, while allowing most of the interior and "consumer" components to be removed to reduce weight, clutter and flammable material.

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H2 2021: Tourist Trophy

The British Royal Automobile Club Tourist Trophy Celebration is a race for closed-cockpit GT cars in the spirit of the RAC TT races of 1960-1964. The race takes place at the Goodwood Circuit during the Revival festival and gathers together a multi-million dollar start grid for an action packed round of racing. In 2017 the Austin Slot Car Club will pay homage to it in 1/32 scale.

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Q3 2021: Targa Florio

Our rally-car series is a tribute to the 1970-73 running of the classic Italian road race that weaves through villages and towns in the mountains of Sicily near the island's capital of Palermo.

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Racer Sideways Group 5 Proxy Race – Race #1

The first round of the clubs Group 5 proxy race had five quality entries.  Not the biggest field we have had but during these times of COVID cases rising its good to have anyone prepare a car to run in a proxy series.   The rules for this series were based on the Racer Sideways Group 5 cars with modifications limited to those to improve the performance of the cars for our track as well…

Slot It Group C Proxy Round #1

Group C 1st Round Jan.9, 2021 by John Breidenbach Group C has always been the flagship series for the Austin Slot Car Club.  The Italian company Slot.it has designed an excellent group of cars for this class.  Short tail Porsches and Lancia’s have predominately been the weapons of choice for our circuit.   Upon arrival, headquarters was cold as a Yeti cooler, but warmed up during the afternoon.  We ran the Gulf truck track duster…